Pliny the Elder, tireless researcher and author, is writer of the encyclopedic usual background, in 37 books, an unmatched compendium of Roman wisdom. The contents of the books are as follows. booklet 1: desk of contents of the others and of professionals; 2: mathematical and metrological survey of the universe; 3-6: geography and ethnography of the recognized global; 7: anthropology and the body structure of guy; 8-11: zoology; 12-19: botany, agriculture, and horticulture; 20-27: plant items as utilized in medication; 28-32: clinical zoology; 33-37: minerals (and medicine), the high quality arts, and gem stones. The Loeb Classical Library version of usual historical past is in ten volumes.
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Bibuntur ex eadem causa. parotidi et strumae cum farina inponuntur. exprimitur sucus tusis cum semine ^ qui mixtus oleo caliginem oculorum aufert. item victoriati pondere in vino potus inlitusque ^ cum fico sicca pingui, grant ex aceto. panis mollis e exemptis granis, vitia testium sanat, tumores discutit radix cum foliis trita et cum fermento strumas. pota vesicae et stranguriae medetur, et contra phalangia. ramenta pota menses cient, scorpionum ictibus adversantur. quam cedrelaten vocant, dat cedria vocatur, dentium doloribus utilissimam.
Dolore bibitur in vino et contra difficultatem urinae, ventrem leniter emollit, venerem in capitis excitat. XIX. Piceae 28 dentium et laricis folia trita et in aceto decocta prodest^ cinis corticum potus alvum sistit, urinam movet, suffitu vulvas corrigit. piceae folia privatim iocineri utiUa sunt drachmae pondere in aqua mulsa pota. silvas eas dumtaxat quae picis resinaeque gratia radantur utihssimas esse phthisicis aut qui longa aegritudine non recolligant vires satis constat, et illum caeh aera phis ita quam navigationem Aegyptiam proficere, plus quam lactis herbidos per dolori prosunt, intertrigini et ambustis.
Et ^ ad antidota contra lanus contra aculeata Detlefsen contra aconita Mayhoff admoti contra vulg. contra adjnota : : : : codd. TTOOis . . ovL IXkt} Kal tdrat ravTa ooov Kvados po(j}ovfi(VT]. The statements that Pliny records doubtfuily appear in the Greek but the great difficulty is, not to explain the similarities, but to account for the dilierences. " No restoration of this locus corruptus is really satisfactory. The vulgate, if admoli be changed to adrnotae (since cedris is feminine), is possible, but vidvis admotae sounds odd after a list of datives depending upon utiles.